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May 4, 2017

United States
Eleven More Classic Vietnam War Protest Songs

Two years ago, I posted my picks for "The Twenty Best Vietnam Protest Songs." I compiled the list as part of a series of posts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops a…

Mick Jagger featured in the 1970 documentary, "Gimme Shelter." (Photo : Reuters)

February 1, 2012

Iran
Iran and the U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The U.S.-Saudi relationship has become increasingly strained since the onset of the Arab awakening, and Iran’s nuclear ambitions could pose further challenges, says expert F. Gregory Gause III.

November 2, 2012

Labor and Employment
Policy Initiative Spotlight: The Israeli R&D Model

The innovations that will drive a knowledge-based economy and employ the next generation of high-skilled workers require a national commitment to research and development, and no nation has made this…

A museum guide imitates a humanoid robot at the Robotic World exhibition in Haifa (Courtesy Reuters).

April 20, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Affluence Correlates with Test Scores

The Brookings Institution released a report on the correlation between income inequality and school quality. Schools in more affluent areas are likely to have higher average test scores, and housing …

Parents and education advocates demonstrate on the steps of New York's City Hall for higher progressive taxes to close funding shortfalls in education. (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters)

May 25, 2010

Liberia
Liberia's Sirleaf: Reform in Africa

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her country and region continue to make democratic strides, but she appealed for greater foreign investment to build economic and political capacity.

May 12, 2009

Financial Markets
Fixing Finance: Reactions and Over-Reactions

Watch experts examine steps taken to regulate financial markets and debate whether more should be done or if some actions should be undone. This session was part of the Stephen C. Freidheim Symposiu…

March 5, 2009

Corporate Governance
Global Corporate Citizenship Series: Twenty-First Century Capitalism: The New Role Business Must Play

Watch Neville Isdell, chairman of the board of the Coca-Cola Company, discuss the necessary steps for companies to take to become responsible organizations and restore the faith of consumers in indus…

March 5, 2009

Trade
Global Trade: Implications of the Current Crisis

Watch experts debate the benefits of global trade and how the current crisis will affect the international trading system.

March 25, 2008

Democracy
Religion and the Open Society Symposium: Session Two: Religion-State Relations

Watch experts discuss the role of religion with regard to the state.

November 8, 2006

International Organizations
The Future of the United Nations

Watch experts discuss the past, present, and future of the United Nations.